criminal contempt


noun Law.

any seriously disrespectful act committed against the dignity or authority of a court.

Nearby words

  1. crimen injuria,
  2. crimewave,
  3. criminal,
  4. criminal assault,
  5. criminal code,
  6. criminal conversation,
  7. criminal court,
  8. criminal investigation department,
  9. criminal justice,
  10. criminal law

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